Bogdan Verzhbitsky

Bogdan Verzhbitsky

Soviet and Ukrainian cinematographer and screenwriter
Date of Birth: 14.08.1947
Country: Ukraine

  1. Biography of Bohdan Verzhbitsky
  2. Career
  3. Filmography
  4. Awards

Biography of Bohdan Verzhbitsky

Bohdan Verzhbitsky is a Soviet and Ukrainian cinematographer and screenwriter. He was born in Lviv and later graduated from the Kyiv Theater Institute named after Karpenko-Karyi in 1977, studying under S. Lisetsky. Verzhbitsky is a Merited Artist of Ukraine since 1996.


After completing his education, Verzhbitsky began working as a cinematographer and director at the Kyiv Film Studio named after Oleksandr Dovzhenko. In 1992, he also became a teacher at the theater institute and the head of the Department of Cinematographic Art at the Kyiv National I. K. Karpenko-Karyi University of Theatre, Cinema, and Television.


Throughout his career, Verzhbitsky has worked on numerous films as a cinematographer. Some of his notable works include "Rendezvous" (1982), "Every Hunter Wants to Know" (1985), "Witch" (1990), "Two Moons, Three Suns" (1998), and "Night is Bright" (2004). Additionally, he has also written the screenplay for the film "The Seventh Route" (1977).


Verzhbitsky has received several awards for his exceptional cinematography. He won the Best Cinematography award for "Brigantine" in 2002 and the Alexander Knyazhinsky Prize for Best Cinematography at the 11th Kinoshok Festival in the same year. In 2005, he was honored with the Best Cinematography award at the 14th Golden Knight International Film Forum for the film "Night is Bright."